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United States Naval Academy

United States Naval Academy
The United States Naval Academy is located along the Severn River in Annapolis. Students commit to become officers in the United States Navy. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace.
The United States Naval Academy is located along the Severn River in Annapolis. Students commit to become officers in the United States Navy. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace. « Show less

Top United States Naval Academy Articles

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  • Author Robert Timberg battled scars of Vietnam by confronting world as a reporter

    Author Robert Timberg battled scars of Vietnam by confronting world as a reporter
    EDITOR'S NOTE: Reporter E.B. Furgurson III was a copy boy at The Baltimore Sun in 1976 when he first met Robert Timberg. Furgurson's father, Ernest B. Furgurson, who was The Sun's Washington bureau chief, hired Timberg to work there. The two men have been...
  • Persistence, acceptance helped Rachel Vander Kolk navigate twin sister's death

    Persistence, acceptance helped Rachel Vander Kolk navigate twin sister's death
    It has been more than two years since Rachel Vander Kolk woke in the middle of the night to learn her twin sister, Tracy, had taken her own life. "Why didn't I notice anything?" Rachel said. "I felt like I should have recognized she was hurting...
  • Guest column: Guiding principles of Chuck Larson

     Guest column: Guiding principles of Chuck Larson
    On July 30, Adm. Charles "Chuck" Larson was laid to rest. An Annapolis resident, Larson served two tours as superintendent of the Naval Academy. He returned for his second tour in 1994 at the request of the Navy's leadership when the school was...
  • Editor's notebook: Anticipation can be the best part of football season

    FOR THE FANS — Right now it takes imagination to feel the chill of autumn in the air. But early August is hardly too soon for this area's legion of football fanatics to savor gridiron glories to come. And two of this area's teams came to Navy-Marine...
  • Admiral Charles Larson MVP Award [Letter]

    The Capital's front page news story (Former Naval Academy Superintendent Charles Larson Dies after battle with leukemia, Sunday Capital, July 27)and editorial (Larson's Leadership Crucial to the Academy, The Capital, July 30) rightly credit Admiral...
  • Hello, I'm Annapolis: Where everybody knows his name

    Hello, I'm Annapolis: Where everybody knows his name
    In a town like Annapolis, many visitors — whether first-timers or frequent fliers — get to know the place through the unofficial ambassador behind the bar of a local watering hole. Few fit that bill better than Hoss Mitchell, the long-time...
  • Around Annapolis: Eastport girl is a veteran activist at the age of 14

    Around Annapolis: Eastport girl is a veteran activist at the age of 14
    It isn't often that a teenager is considered a veteran of something. Josalyn Bonney, however, is precisely that - an eight-year veteran activist. At the age of 14, she has raised over $11,000 for the Rainforest Foundation US with a lemonade stand she sets...
  • SHA set to upgrade lighting on Naval Academy Bridge in Annapolis

    SHA set to upgrade lighting on Naval Academy Bridge in Annapolis
    The State Highway Administration will begin a project Monday designed to upgrade 80 light poles and fixtures on the Route 450 (King George Street) bridge over Severn River, also known as the Naval Academy Bridge, in Annapolis. Work includes replacing...
  • Maryland to upgrade light poles on Naval Academy Bridge

    Maryland to upgrade light poles on Naval Academy Bridge
    ANNAPOLIS — Highway officials said work will begin to upgrade 80 light poles and fixtures on the Naval Academy Bridge. The State Highway Administration said Thursday that work will begin Monday night. Work will take place Sundays through Thursdays...
  • USA Basketball Women To Scrimmage In Delaware

         Geno Auriemma’s 2014 USA Basketball Women's National Team will play a Red-White intrasquad scrimmage Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., at the University of Delaware's Bob Carpenter Center.       This will precede the Sept. 15 exhibition game vs. Canada...
  • USA Basketball Sets Complete Exhibition Schedule for Women's National Team

      Geno Auriemma's 2014 USA Basketball Women's National Team will play a Red-White intrasquad game Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., at the University of Delaware's Bob Carpenter Center. This will preceed the Sept. 15 exhibition contest versus Canada at the Webster Bank...
  • The Smoke Shop set to close next month

    The Smoke Shop set to close next month
    The Smoke Shop stopped carrying Gary Beaver's cigar brand about a month ago, but that hasn't stopped the Bowie resident from coming weekly. Store owner Francis Keller planned to retire and had been scaling back on inventory, including Beaver's Arturo...